Pierre Gasly is the new GP2 Series champion!
Pierre Gasly is the new GP2 Series champion! The French driver of Prema Racing team won the 2016 title beating his teammate Antonio Giovinazzi by 8 points.
In the final race of the season at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, Gasly failed to pick points as he finished 9th but after Giovinazzi managed to take only the 6th position, the Frenchman kept his advantage and was crowned as the new champion.
The DAMS’ driver Alex Lynn won the sprint race in Abu Dhabi what is his third victory in 2016. Johnny Cecotto Jr finished second in the race, 4.9s behind the winner, while Sergey Sirotkin completed the podium. Nobuharu Matsushita, Norman Nato, Artem Markelov, and Mitch Evans picked the remaining points in the final race of the year.